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us: Adam, Ken, 1921-2016

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    • us: Adam, Kenneth Hugo, 1921-2016
    • us: Adam, Klaus Hugo, 1921-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1921-02-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-03-10
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Berlin (Germany)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
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  • Sources

    • found: Sodoma e Gomorra. The Last days of Sodom and Gomorrah [MP] 1961: credits (production designer, Ken Adam)
    • found: Inter. motion picture alm., 1980 (Ken Adam; b. 1921)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 27, 2015 (Sir Kenneth Hugo "Ken" Adam, OBE; birth name: Klaus Hugo Adam; born 5 February 1921 in Berlin, Germany; motion picture production designer most famous for his set designs for the James Bond films of the 1960s and 1970s. Adam was 13 years old when his family moved to England; he went to St. Paul's School in London, and then attended University College London and Bartlett School of Architecture, training to be an architect. Adam was naturalised as a British citizen, and was awarded the OBE for services to the film industry. In 2003, Adam was knighted for services to the film industry and Anglo-German relations) {}
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Mar. 18, 2016 (in obituary published Mar. 12: Ken Adam; b. Klaus Hugo Adam, Feb. 5, 1921, Berlin; emigrated to London with his family, 1934; d. Thursday [Mar. 10, 2016], London, aged 95; production designer whose work on dozens of famous films included the fantasy sets that established the look of the James Bond series, the car in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and, for Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove, the sinister war room beneath the Pentagon)
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    • 1987-03-10: new
    • 2016-03-18: revised
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